General Crime

Anthony Sousa Jr. arrested in alleged stabbing and carjacking of a taxi driver in Salinas

Fugitive Watch Logo 77x77px

archery

donation


An 18-year-old man and a juvenile were arrested Thursday in the stabbing and carjacking of a taxi driver who was hired to give the pair a ride to a shopping center on Monday, Salinas police said. Anthony Sousa Jr. and the 17-year-old suspect were detained Thursday on suspicion of attempted homicide, criminal conspiracy and carjacking, police said.

Sousa was booked into Monterey County Jail and the juvenile was taken to Monterey County Juvenile Hall, police said. The 44-year-old male taxi driver was called on Monday to the 100 block of San Juan Grade Road just east of U.S. Highway 101 to pick up two passengers, police said. After the driver took the suspects to a shopping center on Davis Road, they both attacked him and stabbed him several times, police said. The driver survived the attack, police said.

Copyright © 2013 by Bay City News, Inc. — Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.

Comment Advisement We welcome your thoughts, but for the sake of all readers, please refrain from the use of obscenities, personal attacks or racial slurs. All comments are subject to our terms of service and may be removed. Repeat offenders may lose commenting privileges.

Leave a Comment

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons